Incidental Take Permit to North Carolina Division of Marine Fisheries (for Atlantic sturgeon)

Overview

Authority
Endangered Species Act
Affected Species
Action Status
Notice
Effective
07/28/2014

Summary

North Carolina Department of Marine Fisheries has been issued a permit for the incidental take of Atlantic sturgeon (Acipenser oxyrinchus oxyrinchus) Distinct Population Segments (Gulf of Maine, New York Bight, Chesapeake, Carolina, and South Atlantic) associated with the otherwise lawful commercial inshore gillnet fishery in North Carolina. The permit will be active for 10 years.

Last updated by Office of Protected Resources on 02/22/2018